Earlier this year (2021), the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) began its second decade as an important driver of Medicare payment reform. Much has been learned in the first ten years – both about CMMI’s operations and its model portfolio – and many...

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the Health Care Transformation Task Force hosted a webinar exploring how participation in evidence-based lifestyle counseling and therapeutic interventions may improve provider performance in value-based Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The webinar featured David Donahue, MD, a physician who participates...

The Health Care Transformation Task Force hosted a webinar discussing how innovative primary care practices and payment models have supported greater health system resiliency during the pandemic and how those innovations will be sustained. Viewers learned how Cleveland Clinic and Anthem partnered under a shared-risk...

The Root Cause Coalition’s 2020 Status of Health Equity Report highlighted the importance of engaging and learning from communities “most affected by inequities in health and social conditions.” The importance of engagement is amplified by the coronavirus pandemic’s disproportionately devastating effect on communities of color. This...

Putting the consumer back in “Consumer Engagement” is important work. Health systems are increasingly engaging with consumers to ensure that consumer voices are more widely informing clinical practice. The Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF) and the Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation (CCEHI)...